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Posted 05-20-2009 at 05:04 PM by pereb

Lately, Iíve been thinking about a lot about my future. Or, really, Iíve been thinking about my past. Where my career started and where it is now are miles away from each other. Iíve been working for a large design firm for the better part of a decade now, and though my employer has stayed the same, my job sure hasnít. I started at the bottom, right out of college with no training but tons of ambition. Over the years Iíve managed to climb my way up the proverbial career ladder into a management...
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Posted 05-20-2009 at 06:25 AM by uinseann

A very strange thing has just happened! I have lost the border round Firefox? It's not in full screen mode either. The only thing I did last night was, I installed Kmess, which is for my hotmail contacts. I am using Gnome desktop and Kmess is for KDE I know the apps should work OK but it is the only thing I have done. I will remove Kmess and see what happens.

The only other thing is the fact that this version of Ubuntu Ibex has KDE installed, because the DVD came with Linux Format...
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Distro Testing Update and my beef with Windows 7RC and so-called improvements

Posted 05-19-2009 at 07:10 PM by pereznet (Interoperability)

I have been testing various distros...
not just slacking off

Slackware, Debian, BSD, Unbuntu and variations of
currently I am using Unbuntu 9.04

I installed it- ran almost by itself, about 15 minutes

rebooted logged in clicked on the Wifi signal icon, logged into my Wifi network, ran the Update Manager
setup my display for 1024x768 and enabled the visual effects...that all took about 15 minutes
( I have 15 monitor and default...
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A Windows weakness

Posted 05-19-2009 at 06:23 PM by SilversleevesX
Updated 07-25-2010 at 09:13 AM by SilversleevesX

Thinking like a Mac-user again, I came up with this.

If, in Windows XP, the Desktop is, as it is in Mac OS X, a legitimate and discrete folder, then why, when one has "Command Prompt Here" and "Terminal Here" type patches to their context menu, is one unable to use them by simply right-clicking on some unoccupied space in the Explorer Desktop? Why, indeed, does one have to follow the monotonous path of "My Computer/C/Documents and Settings/[username]"*,...
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Check my main blog.

Posted 05-19-2009 at 01:16 AM by tuxtroll
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